Decision details

Grant for Buchanan Trust

Decision Maker: Director of Economy and Place

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

• Buchanan Trust oversees an estate nearing 700 acres which is
made up of tenanted farms and cottages.
• The trust is seeking to provide more affordable housing for veterans.
• Planning was achieved 1st November 2017 for 5 additional
affordable units
• The trust has secured some funding through the Almshouse
Consortium but requires further funding has approach
Herefordshire Council
• The units will be allocated to ex-Service personnel at risk of
homelessness in Herefordshire.
• The trust receives a number of referrals from Royal British Legion,
Local Authority and the National Centre for Trauma and Walking
with the Wounded

Contact: Richard Gabb, Programme director housing and growth Email: rgabb@herefordshire.gov.uk Tel: 01432261902.

Publication date: 18/03/2020

Date of decision: 12/03/2020

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